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Description 

The Rincons form the eastern boundary of the Tucson metro area, with part of the range falling in Saguaro National Park (East). In spite of it's proximity to Tucson, everything here is very backcountry.

Getting There 

The Rincons cover a large area. Crags are accessed either via Reddington Pass to the north, or via Happy Valley to the east. See individual areas for detailed directions. Bob Kerry's "Backcountry Climbing in Southern Arizona" is the most comprehensive guide to climbing in the Rincons. Also see climbaz.com.

Climbing Season

For the Southern Arizona area.

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8 Total Routes

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The first 30' before the left traverse on P1 is no...

(7) Fiona's Feelin' Groovy 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  AZ : Southern Arizona : ... : Reef Rock on Mica Mt.
1. Climb crack under pointy block, traverse left to chimney and belay about 10 ft. below end of chimney on small stance. If rope drag is too bad, belay lower. (5.7 130 ft.)2. Diagonal right to bulge move at left end of narrow ledge. Left and up to fun stemming scoop that can be avoided on right. Clip bolt then diagonal up and left to chimney. Belay at tree on ledge. [Take note of the 2 bolt rap station further left on the other side of a large boulder. That is the top of pitch 3 of “Bombs...[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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